Entergy How To Read Meter

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How to Read Residential Electric and Natural Gas Meters

Electricity is measured I “kilowatt-hours” (kWh). A kilowatt-hour packs about as much energy as a half-cup of gasoline. If you turn on a 100 watt light bulb for 10 hours, you use 1 kilowatt-hour of electricity, which adds as little as 8¢ to 9¢ or less to your electric bill.

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Customers with advanced meters can access detailed energy usage information through their online account, including daily usage information. Energy usage is updated several times daily, with displayed usage in 15-minute increments for electric customers and one-hour intervals for gas customers.

Once your logged into myEntergy, click on “My Usage & Cost” then scroll down to “On Demand Read” to refresh for latest meter read.

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(Insert screenshot?). Entergy’s advance meters are made by Honeywell or LG. Both meters have a display screen that cycle through different display states. You will see “Kilowatts Delivered” and “Kilowatts Received”.

LG - display containing “001” on the left shows the number of kilowatts delivered:.

Honeywell - display containing “DEL” shows the number of kilowatts delivered:.

If you are a solar (net metered) customer, you may also be interested in viewing the kilowatts received:.

LG - display containing “002” on the left shows the number of kilowatts received:.

Honeywell - display containing “REC” shows the number of kilowatts received:.

How do I read my meter?

Through proactive alerting, customers have the ability to set a monthly budget and energy use goals and receive notifications when nearing the selected goal.

Click here to view simple energy-saving tips, like setting the thermostat on 68 degrees or lower; reversing ceiling fans to push warm air down into the room and insulating doors and windows.